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WhyCantIuseTheNameIWant Mon 16-Nov-15 08:24:15

If you were forced by a new, crazy law...

What word-name would you give your next dc?

I would choose

Girl -hope
Boy - rock (rocky as nn)

AuntieStella Mon 16-Nov-15 08:31:25

Rose and Mark

AuntieStella Mon 16-Nov-15 08:31:47

Or Tarragon and Escherischia grin

WishIWasWonderwoman Mon 16-Nov-15 08:37:54

Maybe Atlas and Pearl.

The least worse that I could think of!

NaughtToThreeSadOnions Mon 16-Nov-15 08:44:04

I don't understand, aren't names words themselves?! There not numbers are they unless you call your children 123678 or symbols again I'm not sure I know many children called winkgrinwinesmile how would you call the register or call them in after playing!

So any name would be a word, so anything. Eric is a word, so is Computer, so is billy-Bob (well that's two words but)!
Mark May be used as in a mark on something but it's not really something to do with the name.

timeisfreebutitspriceless Mon 16-Nov-15 08:45:37

I think the OP is referring to words in the dictionary ;)

NaughtToThreeSadOnions Mon 16-Nov-15 08:56:54

That's not what they said though is it?! They just said word!
And many many of the words in the dictionary are alread names so why would we actually notice a difference?!

Actually struggling with boys names.

AuntGertrude Mon 16-Nov-15 09:04:07


BeverlyGoldberg Mon 16-Nov-15 09:12:39


BikeRunSki Mon 16-Nov-15 09:16:58

My DC middle names are Peter and Hope anyway.

I agree, all names are a word in some language.

BirdintheWings Mon 16-Nov-15 09:33:25

You mean words that are not necessarily proper nouns, so any of the flower names, colours, virtues and jewels would presumably still be OK?

I like this sort of game. Harder for boys than girls, but:

Robin or Rowan, maybe Ash (or Martin!)
Ruth, Sorrel, Rose or Clemency

StDogolphin Mon 16-Nov-15 18:12:42

Temperance and Element

ThroughThickAndThin01 Mon 16-Nov-15 20:04:33

Satchel - boy
Calypso - girl

TheComforter Mon 16-Nov-15 21:44:42

Dusty - girl
Toast - boy

Clueing4looks Mon 16-Nov-15 21:48:16

The ones I have:
Dd(12) would be siren as she is very loud!
Ds(10) would be chatty as he doesn't shut up.
Next one would be called huge mistake.

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